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Alan Reuther Oral History

 Item — Box: Individual Oral Histories Box 3: O-Si, Folder: 6
Identifier: LOH002257
Collection consists of a recording and transcript. Reuther discusses his personal history; the Reuther family, in particular his uncles, Walter and Victor, and his father, Roy; details of his long career with the UAW; general impressions of the labor movement; reminiscences on past UAW presidents, including Doug Fraser, and national poltical figures; and topics of national concern such as NAFTA, health care, and Social Security.

Dates

  • 2010-05-07 - 2010-06-04

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

RESTRICTIONS: Due to the personal nature of oral history, the Library prohibits use of the material in any way that infringes on individual right to privacy, or results in libelous statements or slander, in accordance with U.S. law.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet : (1 printed transcript).

123.55 Megabytes ((8 files). ) : Consists of an MS Word document, a PDF, and 6 MP3s.

Abstract

In 2010, Mike Smith interviewed Alan Reuther, nephew of Walter Reuther and former Legislative Director of the United Auto Workers, who served in the UAW's Washington Office from 1982 to 2010. Collection consists of a recording and transcript. Reuther discusses his personal history; the Reuther family, in particular his uncles, Walter and Victor, and his father, Roy; details of his long career with the UAW; general impressions of the labor movement; reminiscences on past UAW presidents, including Doug Fraser, and national poltical figures; and topics of national concern such as NAFTA, health care, and Social Security.

History

In 2010, Mike Smith interviewed Alan Reuther, nephew of Walter Reuther and former Legislative Director of the United Auto Workers, who served in the UAW's Washington Office from 1982 to 2010.

Arrangement

Transcript arranged alphabetically by surname with other individual oral history transcripts at the Walter P. Reuther Library.

Acquisition

Donated by Mike Smith, in or after 2012.

Other Copies

Transcript and recording are available in digital format.

Processing History

Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library, Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet on November 2, 2016.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Alan Reuther Oral History
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library. Finding aid written by Rebecca Bizonet.
Date
2016-11-02
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Sponsor
Description made possible by funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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